Gum Disease Treatment Webster, TX
LANAP® Laser Therapy
LANAP laser gum disease treatment is an FDA-cleared, virtually pain-free treatment solution that uses a gentle, effective dental laser to quickly eradicate harmful bacteria from beneath the gum line while leaving surrounding healthy tissues intact. There are no incisions, sutures or stitches with LANAP therapy.
Scaling and Root Planing
Scaling and root planing is an effective gum disease treatment option for the earliest stages of gum disease. This non-invasive treatment is similar to a deep cleaning and is safe and effective for removing bacteria on the tooth and just beneath the gum line.
Osseous surgery is a proven, reliable gum disease treatment option that restores the gums to a more natural state. This treatment is reserved for those with advanced stages of gum disease and very deep periodontal pockets. Osseous surgery involves gently cutting back gum tissue surrounding areas of infection and cleaning out harmful bacteria surrounding the teeth and below the gum line.
Following gum disease treatment, you will need to maintain your oral health with routine appointments and periodontal maintenance. These appointments take place of your regular cleanings, and are scheduled every few months, though it may vary depending on the patient and our recommendation. During these appointments, we will check your teeth for any signs of reinfection, and thoroughly clean the teeth and gums to keep gum disease at bay. However, we encourage our patients to alternate their maintenance between general dentist and specialists for overall health and perio.